Dr. Anna Auguscik

Anna teaches English Literature at the University of Oldenburg where she received her PhD with a study of the literary marketplace. Her book "Prizing Debate: The Fourth Decade of the Booker Prize and the Contemporary Novel" (transcript 2017)is distributed by Columbia University Press. As a Fiction Meets Science research fellow (2014-18; 2018-21), she has worked on the media reception of contemporary science novels, the scientist protagonist, and global dimensions of science in fiction. As a Junior Fellow at the Hanse-WissenschaftsKolleg, she is working on a project on "scientific expedition narratives" in contemporary fiction (2018-22). Her research focuses on the novel in the literary marketplace and the relationship between literature and science.